Cristiano Ronaldo has again maintained his legacy as a top footballer on earth .
NEWS MAIL NG reports that despite Portugal not getting to Euro 2020 finals, he still beat Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling to the Golden Boot award.
The Juventus player was crowned the Euro 202 Golden Boot winner. He scored five goals in four matches for Portugal.
The 35-year-old crashed out of the competition during the round-of-16 following his country’s 1-0 loss to Belgium.
Yet Ronaldo had already scored five goals in Portugal’s first four games to bag the Golden Boot.
The forward netted as many as Patrik Schick, who made one more appearance as the Czech Republic reached the quarterfinals.
However, Ronaldo also boasts an assist and led the Golden Boot charts due to UEFA’s criteria in handing out the award.
Four of CR7’s goals at Euro 2020 came from the penalty spot with his sole effort from open-play coming in the 4-2 defeat to Germany.
Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the FIRST PLAYER EVER IN THE HISTORY OF FOOTBALL to finish top scorer in the Champions league, Premier league, La Liga, Serie A and Euros.